EPO chief aims to bring elite refs to Greek soccer

The president of the Hellenic Football Federation (EPO), Takis Baltakos, said on Monday that he will ask for UEFA’s assistance in bringing in elite and first-class referees for the remaining playoff matches of the Greek Superleague.

Thessaloniki street renamed after Kampanos

A street in the northern city of Thessaloniki was renamed on Tuesday in honor of Alkis Kampanos, a 19-year-old who was murdered on February 1, 2022 by a gang of youths in an attack that was connected to soccer fan rivalries.

Tentoglou reaches Istanbul final

Miltiadis (Miltos) Tentoglou, of Greece, makes an attempt in the men’s long jump qualification at the European Athletics Indoor Championships at Atakoy Arena in Istanbul, Friday.

New ‘Greek Freak’ taking US by storm – in football

The man who lays claim to the title of the new “Greek Freak” – as Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo is widely known – is not another member of the basketball star’s talented and famous family, nor is he another Greek to spring from the domestic scene of that sport, which has always produced big names.

Athens to host two European football finals

Athens will host two European football finals over the coming 16 months. They include the final of the Conference League that will be held in the OPAP Arena in May 2024, as well as the European Super Cup that will be held at the Georgios Karaiskakis Stadium in 2023.

GNTO director meets Man Utd officials

The general director of the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO), Dimitris Fragakis, traveled to Davos, Switzerland to participate the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum.

Experience the spirit of the Tour de France at ancient Olympia

Have you ever dreamed of participating in the Tour de France? On April 1, 2023, amateur riders from Greece and around the globe will gather at Ancient Olympia to take part in the inaugural edition of “L’Étape Greece,” the latest in the international series of the legendary Tour de France, the world’s oldest and most prestigious bicycle race.

Teen boxing champion dies from head injury

A teenage European boxing champion, Vasilis Topalos, died on Monday after suffering a head injury on December 12 at the gym where he trained, in the Athens suburb of Tavros.